Masters of Smart Test Platform
Smart Software Testing Solutions (SSTS) caters to an exponentially growing mobile app testing market in India and has recently acquired cloud-based smart mobile testing platform pCloudy.com
—Lalit Jain, Pankaj Goel and Avinash Tiwari,
Founded in 2015 with a mission to develop a smart test platform for testing every inefficiency that exists today, Smart Software Testing Solutions Inc (SSTS) is the brainchild of three tech nerds – Lalit Jain, Pankaj Goel and Avinash Tiwari. SSTS was formed with the vision to create products and platforms for testing of mobile apps in a connected world. Early 2016, SSTS acquired cloud-based smart mobile testing platform pCloudy.com. It has also raised $1 million in pre-Series A round of funding from YourNest Angel Fund as part its expansion plan. Director of pCloudy, Avinash Tiwari, reveals all about the inception of his company, its products and future plans.
“Our mission is to develop a smarter test platform for every testing inefficiency that exists today. It is a platform that empowers testers to write automated tests in their natural language and not some machine language. Our solution allows them to test their mobile apps on real devices in cloud. It gives them the power of analytics to write and run relevant test and let them use their functional tests for performance and security testing. The list is long and we know we are not yet there a cent percent. But we surely are reaching out for ‘Star A’ feature at a time. The new age testing mantra is simple – ‘It’s testing at the speed of business rather than business at the speed of test’,” states Avinash Tiwari.
The company now has two successful products OpKey and pCloudy. Both these products have made a breakthrough in the market for the company. Tiwari admits that the founders picked up the changing trends early. OpKey, he says, was created to simplify the Test Automation puzzle. At a time when organizations were facing challenges scaling up their automation initiatives – because they were dependent on programmers to do this task – OpKey changed this paradigm. With OpKey, even BAs and Functional Testers could create automation scripts and the company’s clients loved it. Very soon the founders realized that organizations moving towards agile practices needed test automation as their backbone. “We made OpKey truly agile ready,” exclaims Tiwari.
One more key trend that the founders picked up early was growth in mobile testing space. As almost every organization is undergoing a digital transformation journey, Tiwari emphasizes that his pCloudy is a right-fit as a testing platform for organizations in this digital journey. pCloudy is a cloud-based, plug and play app testing platform catering to mobile businesses,